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RED Development and BIG USA add 5 properties to portfolio


BIG Shopping Centers USA and RED Development announced the addition of five retail assets totaling nearly 1.5 million square feet in two Midwestern states and Arizona to their recently launched joint venture BIG RED Portfolio, LLC. The partnership seeks to maximize market presence and performance of select U.S. retail properties in the Midwest and West.… Read More →

What companies have the worst customer service?

service, a platform that produces thousands of crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, has collected nearly 14,000 votes on what people think are the companies with the worst customer service. Nearly 5,000 votes were also collected on what people think are the most evil Internet companies. Here are the current rankings for both lists: Companies With… Read More →

Cassidy Turley awarded leasing of 300KSF Walmart power center

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Cassidy Turley announced it has been engaged by Greenfield Gateway Retail Investments for the marketing and leasing assignment of Greenfield Gateway in Mesa, Ariz. The assignment consists of a 300,000 square foot shopping center anchored by Walmart Supercenter and Sportsman’s Warehouse. Cassidy Turley Vice President Brent Mallonee is now leasing the property. “We are excited… Read More →

Velocity Retail Group reports recent transactions

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Below is a summary of Velocity Retail Group, LLC recently completed transactions: Goodwill Industries will be opening a new retail store at the southwest corner of Arizona Avenue and Riggs Road in Candler, Ariz.  Andy Kroot of Velocity Retail Group negotiated the ten-year lease of 27,600 SF on behalf of the tenant. The landlord, Greenway… Read More →

Walmart announces new supercenter at Metrocenter Mall


Today, Walmart announced plans to build a Supercenter at the iconic Metrocenter Mall, near I-17 and 35th Avenue, in northwest Phoenix. Work on the project is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2015 with the demolition of the former Broadway building, which has been vacant since 2006. Officials with Walmart, the City of Phoenix… Read More →

North Dakota investor purchases Walmart Shops at Laveen Village for $7.15M

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Cassidy Turley announced that North Dakota-based Eleven Investments, LLC acquired Walmart Shops at Laveen Village, a neighborhood shopping center along with a developable pad located at 3525 W. Southern Avenue, for $7.15 million ($151.81 PSF). The seller was Washington-based Pacific West Land, LLC. Executive Managing Directors Ryan Schubert and Michael Hackett with Cassidy Turley’s Retail… Read More →

Which Common Brands Are Most Sustainable?

As you do your shopping this holiday season, would it help to know exactly which toys, electronics, food and other items are better for the environment? A prominent researcher at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is helping to develop a system that will tell retailers, manufacturers, and eventually consumers,… Read More →

Walmart Expands Solar Initiative in Arizona


Walmart today launched an expansion of its solar initiative in Arizona at its Buckeye distribution center near Phoenix. The distribution center will feature Walmart’s largest solar installation to date with more than 14,000 solar panels on a 1 MSF building and parking canopies that will produce up to 30% of the center’s energy needs. The… Read More →

50 Largest Employers In Arizona

50 Largest Employers in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

These are the 50 largest employers in Arizona, including public and privately held companies and not-for-profit corporations, ranked by the number of employees based on full-time equivalents of 40 hours per week and based on industry research. 50 Largest Employers in Arizona Walmart Stores Inc. Arizona employees in 2011: 30,634 Employment change since 2010: Added… Read More →

Wal-Mart Agrees To Acquire Social Media Site Kosmix

Walmart aquiressocial media, 2011
by in Blogs | Business News | Tech

Wal-Mart announced they have an agreement to acquire a social network site called Kosmix. Kosmix, based in Mountain View, Calif., developed a social media technology website that filters and organizes context from other social media networks. It is designed to connect people with real-time events and information that they want to see. Founded by Venky… Read More →

Cyber Monday Deals For 2010

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by in Events | Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Lists

We all know – and sometimes dread – Black Friday. But Cyber Monday is something even the most antisocial person can get behind. Cyber Monday allows you to shop from the comfort of your computer. No need to even change out of those pajamas. Check out these smoking deals online. Best Buy has great… Read More →

ASU, Crayola & More Making Sustainable Impact

by in Blogs | Education | Green

When it comes to sustainability, it’s a great time to be proud of Arizona.  This week we’ve gathered stories about ASU making the green honor roll, Phoenix being a top city for graduates and others. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing Shelby Hill.… Read More →

Sustainable Walmart

Sustainable Walmart
by in Blogs | Green | Product Reviews

When you think of the global retail giant Walmart the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t sustainability. But think again. The company plans to introduce this initiative in three phases: First, Walmart will provide each of its 100,000 global suppliers with a survey of 15 questions to evaluate the company’s sustainability. The questions… Read More →